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Hyster donates 500,000th forklift

2024-03-19 10:53 Kind:转载 Author:forkliftaction Source:forkliftaction
Hyster has donated the 500,000th forklift manufactured at its plant in Northern Ireland to FareShare, the United Kingdom’s longest...
Shanghai Hyster Forklift Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Hyster has donated the 500,000th forklift manufactured at its plant in Northern Ireland to FareShare, the United Kingdom’s longest running food redistribution charity. 

Representatives from FareShare visited Hyster’s Craigavon plant to receive the new equipment, a Hyster J1.6XNT three-wheel electric forklift.

The donated forklift features the name of every current employee at the manufacturing plant

UK and Ireland Hyster dealer Briggs Equipment will provide free-of-charge training and servicing of the donated forklift during the warranty period.

“We are absolutely delighted that FareShare has been chosen to receive the half millionth forklift truck,” says Homeless Connect head of operations Declan McKillop.

“The Hyster truck will play a vital role at our depot in Mallusk in helping us to redistribute good quality surplus food to over 170 local charities, community groups, schools, homeless hostels and foodbanks that we support every week.”

FareShare provides Northern Ireland’s largest food redistribution network. Last year it distributed 669 tonnes of food, equivalent to 1.6 million meals to 179 charities, community groups and schools throughout Northern Ireland. 

More than 35,000 people each year benefit from FareShare food. 

“Giving back is something that is incredibly important to our whole team,” says Darren Johnston, plant manager at Hyster’s Craigavon site.

“Supporting a great cause that benefits those in our local community seemed the ideal way to celebrate the milestone of manufacturing half a million trucks on our production lines.”

In other news, Hyster-Yale Group is relocating its Asia-Pacific parts distribution centre to Johor Bahru in Malaysia.

The new centre will be supported by third-party logistics provider Geodis and will be able to do next-day deliveries to dealers in the region.

HYSTER is one of the world's leading makers of forklift and warehousing trucks. With 70 years dedicated experience in the materials handling industry and an exclusive network of dealers, we believe we can provide lift truck users with a unique combination of quality products and after sales service.

Our aim is to ensure that your trucks are available when you need them, allowing you to concentrate on your core business.

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HYSTER has been building lift trucks for over 70 years. The HYSTER story began in 1929 in the North American Lumber industry, with the supply of logging winches. The name HYSTER came from the cries of the workmen-"hoist'er".

The company then began to look for ways to improve general materials handling, and in 1934 built their first piece of mobile lifting equipment called a "cranemobile" which would later become known as the "karry krane".

The first HYSTER lift truck was built in 1935 and by the end of 1940's, HYSTER lift trucks, of various types could be found on ports and docksides, and loading timber yards throughout the U.S.A. and other parts of the world.

In the 1950s, HYSTER established its European headquarter in England, and then built its forklift manufacturing plants in the Netherlands, Scotland, Ireland and Italy, as well as in Australia. In late 1950s, HYSTER invented "Monotrol Pedal Technology" which controls both directions and acceleration. This technology was one of the most advanced technologies and has been used in forklift industry till now. With the developing of its business, HYSTER has built 14 manufacturing plants all over the world with a 16% world market share.

HYSTER Company is the first U.S. lift truck manufacturer to receive ISO9002 registration. The Testing Center which was built in 1960s in Portland is the biggest and best equipped lift truck testing center in the world. Today customers consider the word "HYSTER" and "lift truck" to be synonymous. We, HYSTER China with such a proud heritage will strive hard to make sure that doesn't change.

Shanghai HYSTER has been active in China for many years. Our commitment to serving our customers has led us to make a major investment in China. A totally new, award winning manufacturing and servicing facility became operational in 1999. Besides manufacturing a range of HYSTER products at this facility, the national HYSTER distribution and service network is managed from this centrally situated facility which is located in the Pudong, Shanghai industrial zone.

HYSTER China Headquarter is located in Jinqiao, Pudong Shanghai. The plant was formally opened on April 8th, 1999 with a 26,379m2 facility and over 100 employees. It adopts latest DFT (Demand Flow Technology) in its manufacturing and management system for 2-3 ton diesel trucks followed by one new range of 1.5-2.5 ton electric truck.

HYSTER China will use its worldwide resources to serve the domestic and multinational corporations in China.

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